What to Wear

To the Aphrodisiac Party: Touchably Soft Textures

For the aphrodisiac party, sensual suggestions abound. Leathers, velvets, and whimsical touches will give others a clue to who you are—comfortable and confident. HOBNOB gives you the looks to inspire you.

Click through the slide show to meet this month’s party personality, the relationship tweaker Juliet Heeg.

[1] Touch this and stroke that, leather Leather so touchable they’ll cling to it all night. And why not? This bad boy jacket will get you more dates than you can handle. Wear it with something downtown rugged or uptown dressy, a leather jacket just pairs with everything. AllSaints Cargo Leather Biker Jacket, $540. ca.allsaints.com

[2] Screw your way to the top The fascinating thing about cufflinks is their little hint of personality. The masculine energy of this pair is undeniable. Barneys New York Silver Screw Cufflinks, $280. barneys.com

[3] Kill them with cuteness overload Love is in the air and you don’t care who knows it. Whether attached or single this clutch will work overtime. It is also the perfect accessory to carry into spring. Serpui Marie Kissing Birds Box Clutch, $500.
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[4] Hey valentine, what type of a girl will you be? You have ‘em wrapped around your finger (or ankle). Isabel Marant Lelie Ankle-Wrap Sandals, $1,060. barneys.com • Satin mesh is subtle-y hot. Manolo Blahnik, Lace BB, $695. barneys.com

[5] Touch Me This is not for the faint of heart. If you’re man enough to pull off a well tailored jacket in the velvet variety THAT is the aphrodisiac. Add a pocket square or a vest. Play with the look to make it your own. Ted Baker Seawor Velvet Sport Coat, $595. zappos.com

[6] Dominate the night in velvet A strappy dress can do no wrong. This is not the time to hold back. Choose soft fabrics and bare arms, this dress is the ultimate “go to”. The only word on his mind (besides love of course) will be wow. Alice + Olivia Velvet Hi-Lo dress, $159. saksfifthavenue.com